Lajos Mark (1867-1942) Hungarian Female Portrait Oil Painting

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This is female portrait was painted by the Hungarian-born artist, Lajos Mark (1867-1942). Depicted is a lovely woman applying lipstick while viewing herself in a mirror. Signed by the artist in the lower right corner. Frame measures 25 5/8" x 33 5/8" x 1.5" and canvas measures 23 1/2" x 31 5/8". Mark studied at the Julian Academy in Paris (founded in 1867 by Rodolphe Julian), and in Budapest under Gyula Benczur, Hollósy, Herterich and Bouguereau. Early in his career he painted genre scenes and nudes, and after moving to New York in 1910 he became known as a portrait artist. He moved back to Budapest in 1922 where he became  particularly known for his murals that decorate the The Danube Palace (formerly the Casino of Lipótváros) which was completed in 1895. He exhibited in Munich in 1890 and in Vienna in 1894. In France, he received an honourable mention in 1897 and a silver medal in 1900 at the Exposition Universelle in Paris.  Source:  Benezit Dictionary of Artists.   ( austro-hungarian school austrian european victorian figural rhapsody rhalasz )

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Reference #:
Rhapsody_083
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
SubCategory
Paintings
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
1920s
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material